LEWIS B. FLINN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The study of blood dyscrasias has led to their division into a large number of groups, diseases and syndromes with a baffling nomenclature. The etiology of very few of these various subdivisions is proved and on this account there is no detailed classification which is generally acceptable. Ultimately perhaps a more definite etiological classification will be possible. The work of Castle1 and his associates on the etiology of the macrocytic anemias has done much to clarify the confusion which existed in this field.
Search for the etiological agent in the leukemia group has so far met with less success. Here
FLINN LB. ACUTE LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA IN A CHILD OF FOUR YEARS WITH A SEVERE GRANULOPENIC PHASE PRECEDING A REMISSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:458–469. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-4-458
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(4):458-469.
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